Traditional, LPN-BSN and 2nd Degree Accelerated Curriculum

Traditional and LPN-BSN Curriculum

General Education and Major Prerequisite Checklist

2nd Degree students are also eligible for the traditional programs in addition to the accelerated program

Freshman
1st Semester

ENGL 1010 Critical Reading and Expository Writing 3
MATH 1530 Probability and Statistics 3
HSCI 2010/11 Anatomy and Physiology w/Lab 4
HIST 2010 U.S. History to 1877 3
CSCI 1100 (or proficiency examination) 3
                                                                   total 13-16

2nd Semester

ENGL 1020 Critical Reading & Argumentation 3
Social/Behavioral 3
HSCI 2020/21 Anatomy & Physiology II w/lab 4
HIST 2020 U.S. History from 1877 3
Humanities/Fine Arts 3
                                                                    total 16

Sophomore
1st semester

HSCI 2230/31 Intro to Microbiology w/lab 4
Literature 3
Social/Behavioral 3
Humanities/Fine Arts 3
Oral Communication 3
                                                                   total 16

2nd Semester

NRSE 2020 Intro to Professional Nursing 3
NRSE 2310 Communication for Health Professionals 2
NRSE 2016 Pathophysiology: Concepts of Disease 4
NRSE 2030 Health Assessment 4
                                                                      total 13

Junior
1st Semester

NRSE 3010 Pharmacology for Nursing 3
NRSE 3030 Foundations of Nursing Practice* 3
NRSE 3031 Foundations of Nursing Practicum* 4
NRSE 3220 Nursing Research and Theory 3
                                                                     total 13
*LPNs take NRSE 3170 LPN to BSN Transition and receive credit for NRSE 3030 and 3031  

2nd Semester

NRSE 3070 Care of Young Adults and Childbearing Families 3
NRSE 3071 Care of Young Adults and Childbearing Families Practicum 3
NRSE 3080 Care of Children and Their Families 3
NRSE 3081 Care of Children and Their Families Practicum 3
NRSE 3090 Care of Persons with Psychiatric Disorders 3
NRSE 3091 Care of Persons with Psychiatric Disorders Practicum 3
                                                                     total 18

Senior
1st semester

NRSE 4110 Population-Based Nursing Care I 3
NRSE 4040 Care of the Adult 4
NRSE 4041 Care of the Adult Practicum 4
NRSE 4050 Care of Older Adults 3
NRSE 4051 Care of Older Adults Practicum 3
                                                                   total 17


2nd Semester

NRSE 4120 Population-Based Nursing Care II 3
NRSE 4060 Transition to Professional Practice 3
NRSE 4061 Senior Practicum 8
                                                                       total 14

Accelerated 2nd Degree Curriculum

After completion of HSCI 2010/11, 2020/21, 2230/31 and MATH 1530, the program begins summer semesters.  LPNs with a bachelors degree are eligible for this program. 

Summer
NRSE 3400 Concepts of Professional Nursing Practice 2
NRSE 2016 Pathophysiology:  Concepts of Disease 4
NRSE 2030 Health Assessment 4
                                                                     total 10
Fall
NRSE 3010 Pharmacology for Nursing 3
NRSE 3030 Foundations of Nursing Practice* 3
NRSE 3031 Foundations of Nursing Practicum* 4
NRSE 3220 Nursing Research and Theory 3
                                                                     total 13
*LPNs take NRSE 3170 LPN to BSN Transition and receive credit for NRSE 3030 and 3031  
Spring
NRSE 3070 Care of Young Adults and Childbearing Families 3
NRSE 3071 Care of Young Adults and Childbearing Families Practicum 3
NRSE 3080 Care of Children and Their Families 3
NRSE 3081 Care of Children and Their Families Practicum 3
NRSE 3090 Care of Persons with Psychiatric Disorders 3
NRSE 3091 Care of Persons with Psychiatric Disorders Practicum 3
                                                                     total 18
Summer
NRSE 4110 Population-Based Nursing Care I 3
NRSE 4040 Care of the Adult 4
NRSE 4041 Care of the Adult Practicum 4
NRSE 4050 Care of Older Adults 3
NRSE 4051 Care of Older Adults Practicum 3
                                                                   total 17
Fall
NRSE 4120 Population-Based Nursing Care II 3
NRSE 4060 Transition to Professional Practice 3
NRSE 4061 Senior Practicum 8
                                                                       total 14

 



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